Rehabilitation: Upper Dir schools given equipment, furniture

Move aimed to restore education in conflict-affected area.


January 07, 2011

PESHAWAR: The rehabilitation of three schools in Upper Dir has been completed to restore education in the conflict-affected area. Equipment and furniture have been provided to the schools, said a press release issued by the Malakand Development Programme.

Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Shao Rehankot, Government Primary School in Lakar in Chinaran village, and Government Primary School Sheringal were rehabilitated, white washed and provided with equipment and furniture.

Giving details of work done, the release said the Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Shao Rehankot received 860 chairs for students and teachers, 10 steel cupboards, three electric geysers, 10 water coolers and other equipment. A septic tank, storage tank, two bathrooms and a boundary wall of the school were rebuilt.

Government Primary School Lakar in Chinaran Village got 120 student chairs, six office tables, one water tank, two electric geysers and four ceiling fans were provided while one class room, washroom and a boundary wall were rehabilitated.

Government Primary School Sheringal has been equipped with 150 benches, 35 chairs, six steel cupboards, two computers, a printer, fans and other necessary equipment, while four classrooms, a veranda and a 67-metre-long boundary wall were rehabilitated in the school.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 7th, 2011.

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